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Hair Dryers: 6 Things to Know Before You Buy

August 25, 2014

The hair dryer you choose has a definite impact on the appearance of your hair. A quality hair dryer not only removes moisture, it gives you styling options and leaves your locks sleek and supple. The following blow dryer facts will help you choose the best model for your mane. 1. Heating element          Today’s hair…

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Color Your World: 6 Tips for Decorating with Color

August 08, 2014

Decorating with color can be intimidating. So much so that many nervous decorators stick to only neutral hues out of fear of making a mistake. But the right colors can do so much to make a room feel polished, pulled together–and uniquely you. Try these six tips for adding some color to your home. You’ll be glad you did. 1….

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Can You Ever Mix Woods or Metals?

July 24, 2014

Have you ever walked into a home where every single piece of furniture matches — the end tables, the dining table, the buffet, even the legs on the armchairs? I have, and let me tell you, it leaves a lot to be desired. While a matchy-matchy room may look great in a catalog, its appeal…

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Don’t Need But Want: Coastal Decor

July 11, 2014

For many years, my New York summers were spent at a beach house in Cape May, New Jersey. It was the type of place decorated from top to bottom in a breezy beach motif — sandy feet and bathing suits soaked in salt water were welcome. Though those days are long gone, every summer I still…

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Decor Trend: How to Decorate With Pastels

July 10, 2014

The fashion gods have anointed pastels the latest “it” in color, and cross my heart and swear on Marc Jacobs, I couldn’t be any happier. There’s something about seeing a few cool touches to a room and suddenly the whole place feels airy, light, and even kind of funky and retro (in a good way,…

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